May-04 -

Head & Neck Group

EORTC 22931 – Phase III randomized study on postoperative radio- and chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced head and neck carcinomas.

Joint study of the EORTC Radiotherapy Cooperative Group and the Head and Neck Cancer Cooperative Group.

This EORTC practice changing study, found chemotherapy plus radiotherapy after surgery is more effective than radiotherapy alone at treating locally advanced head and neck cancer. This then became the standard of care for treating this cancer.


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